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yeah!!!
I got a piccy of a flamingo cleaning its feathers on to the Guardian web site today.
Fame ..... but no fortune.Wink
Sad to say it didnt get into the magazine.......

must add not this one ..Wink

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Oct 2012 - 1:00 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:More Cleaning!!!
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:24 Nov 2012 - 6:41 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Pets / captive animals, Preening.Lotherton Hall, Wildlife / nature
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 6:51 PM

I wish I was as methodical as this with the housework...
No actually I'm glad I'm not...
Moiira

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 6:51 PM

Good feather detail

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digital_boi
24 Nov 2012 - 6:54 PM

fine detail and texture ..fame is a start Wink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 7:08 PM

Great detail in the plumage.

Albert

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 637 forum postspascalg vcard France
24 Nov 2012 - 7:23 PM

superb capture!

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 11jdinne vcard England
24 Nov 2012 - 7:27 PM

Wonderful capture Barbara and well done you re the Guardian Smile

John

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gingerdelight
24 Nov 2012 - 7:38 PM

Another excellent capture Barbara. Well done on your photo being featured (seen it on the website - superb!)
C.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 8:14 PM

Congratulations - love the feather detail.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2142 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 8:29 PM

Brilliant feather detail and lovely colourSmile
NettaSmile

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 9:06 PM

The details and tones in those feathers really are beautiful. Glad to see you are still fighting fit after your day's work!

Ann

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 9:22 PM

Great detail in the feathers in this Barbara.

Best Matt

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 9:25 PM

Super plumage details.
I hadn't recognized it as a Flamingo.

B.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 9:35 PM

Marvellous Barbara, good news about the website, shame about the magazine though!

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 10:01 PM

Delightful image Barbara
Lillian

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achieverswales
24 Nov 2012 - 10:13 PM

Excellent clarity Barbara.

Regards

Trev.

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 10:46 PM

Superb plumage detail captured.
Steve.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 12:25 AM

Congratulations on being selected to be on website.
Your usual eye for the unusual!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 12:38 AM

Superb feather detail

Lavina

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Nov 2012 - 6:41 AM

This is a great photo Barbara ! One you can be proud of - published or not Smile Excellent !

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 6:46 AM

A wonderful capture, Barbs, and many congratulations on your success, well deserved. Carol

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 7:51 AM

Great image and congratulations on your success!
Carole

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JohnChambersPhotography

Cracking detail Barbara, cangrats on your sucess,

John

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43572 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 9:58 AM

Those layered feathers reminded me of an anemic artichoke.Smile
Preening and cleaning is an important part of everyday life in Nature. I am always amazed at how much time my two cats use to wash themselves every day.
Really good, sharp detail Barbara, Very well done.

Malc

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 11:41 AM

Beautiful tones and detail in the feathers. Lovely shapes too.
Rende

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
25 Nov 2012 - 11:46 AM

A excellent shot beautiful feathers , and they must have picked the wrong photo for the magazine.
jj

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 - 12:12 PM

Lovely image! Those feathers look in pristine condition! GrinGrinGrin
IB

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 12:24 PM

Excellent detail Barbara in those feathers - and many congrats on getting an image published. Just off to find it....
Ann
Do you have a link - the site is ginormous! Smile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 1:02 PM

Well done Barbs in getting published on the Guardiasn website, it is a super image Wink This too is a fine capture of the detail in the feathers Smile
Trev Smile

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 5:02 PM

A well detailed close up.
And congrats on getting onto the website !!
Mick.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
25 Nov 2012 - 5:25 PM

Congratulations it's nice when some one is recognized well done Barbara, like the detail in this shot, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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meniko
meniko e2 Member 3meniko vcard Cyprus
25 Nov 2012 - 5:38 PM

well seen , I like this image a lot!

meniko

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2012 - 3:24 PM

Oh how I wish I could do this, I wouldn't but I just wish I could.

Dougie

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